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In June, 50 Deloitters from around the world – among them a Belgian colleague – travelled to Singapore to make an impact by joining UNLEASH. This ambitious global initiative was set up to provide innovative, implementable, and scalable solutions to help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

As Deloitte facilitators, we guide the teams to back up their ideas with a logical and structured approach, challenging the business viability of their product or service. The great thing about UNLEASH is not only the amazing solutions that are being created during the innovation lab, but also the network of talented young people.

Sarah Tuytschaever, Consultant and Deloitte Belgium facilitator

UNLEASH facilitators

The 2018 edition took place in Singapore with a special contribution by Deloitte: a team of 50 facilitators from across our global network. In the delegation representing Deloitte North West Europe was Sarah Tuytschaever, from Deloitte Belgium.

The Deloitte facilitators supported and mentored 1,000 UNLEASH talents from 108 countries, guiding the talent teams through the innovation process while keeping them energised and motivated.

What is UNLEASH?

UNLEASH is a non-profit initiative aiming to address the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations in 2015. Working with individuals, companies, NGOs, government agencies, investors, and foundations, the objective is to accelerate next-generation ideas.

UNLEASH kicked off in Copenhagen in August 2017 with a global innovation lab, bringing together 1,000 young international talents to innovate and collaborate on new solutions to meet the world’s most pressing challenges.

In the near future, UNLEASH is building a Community platform that will evolve over time to enroll members and partners to build a lasting community that is more local and tangible between 2019-2030.

For more information, visit the UNLEASH website.

Deloitte facilitators at UNLEASH 2018


Claire Van Bergen

Senior Director, Deloitte Foundation

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